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Armed robbers granted bail

Patience Nhamburo High Court Judge Justice Benjamin Chikowero has granted notorious armed robber Musa Taj Abdul (47) and his two co-accused Godfrey Mupamhanga (27) and Rudolf Tapiwa Kanhanga (29) bail. Abdul had been on the police top wanted list for 20 years. He is alleged to have committed 53 armed robberies and several murder cases. The trio were arrested […]

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Marry Mubaiwa’s Bail Hearing Postponed

Patience Nhamburo The hearing of Marry Mubaiwa’s application to have her passport released, to enable her to seek treatment in South Africa for a skin ailment has been rolled over to tomorrow, after the respondent team represented by Sharon Fero failed to file in their response. Mubaiwa’s lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa […]

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Zimbabwe’s taxman goes after informal sector

Takudzwa Chihambakwe Zimbabwe’s Parliamentarians begin debating the 2021 National Budget this afternoon. The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care intends to push for funds generated from the taxation of the informal sector to be channeled towards revitalizing National Aids Council coffers. Businesses in the informal sector will now […]

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Freedom at last for Harare Mayor

Patience Nhamburo Harare mayor, Jacob Mafume has been granted ZWL$30 000 bail. Mafume was arrested last month on allegations of criminal abuse of office. He became the second serving Harare mayor to be arrested in a space of a few months after his predecessor, Herbert Gomba was also arrested on […]

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Another mine accident claims three

ZTN Correspondent Another fatal mine accident has claimed three lives of illegal artisanal miners in Mudzi, Mashonaland East province. The incident happened on Sunday. The Zimbabwe Republic Police said, “A mine accident occurred on 01/12/20 at Kunyu mine, Banze, Mudzi where three miners lost their lives.” Circumstances are that two […]

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CPU wary of more mine collapses

Lloyd Ndemo Zimbabwe needs to fully mechanise its mining industry to avoid continuous loss of life, warns the Civil Protection Unit director Nathan Nkomo. Over the past three months Nkomo and his team have led rescue missions at three collapsed mines and the CPU boss reckons more disasters are looming […]

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Zim records 5000+ GBV cases in eight months

Munashe Mukahlera Zimbabwe’s gender based violence victims are not coming forward to report their cases. Latest statistics from Girl Pride Africa Zimbabwe and Musasa project show that 5 306 cases of gender based violence were recorded between March 30 and October 7 this year. Harare alone recorded 2 685 cases […]

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Damofalls Skull Search: The Details

Lloyd Ndemo An eventful day, plenty of leads and hundreds of curious onlookers but still no breakthrough. Police spent the greater part of Wednesday digging for clues – literally. Yet, the mystery of the murder of seven-year-old Tapiwa Makore and his missing skull remains unresolved. The latest forage was at […]

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Judicial system not captured – Ziyambi

 Taku Chihambakwe Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Ziyambi Ziyambi has rubbished claims that Zimbabwe’s judiciary is captured. Speaking this morning, after the swearing in of a tribunal chaired by retired judge Justice Simbi Mubako to inquire the fitness of Justice Erica Ndewere to hold the office of a High […]

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